International Paper was recently recognised for its long-standing commitment to the circular economy during the third edition of the ‘Community of Madrid’ Awards. The company received the award in the category ‘Sustainability in Paper and Packaging Solutions’ in recognition of the significant sustainability contribution it is making in Spain. More specifically, the award acknowledges International Paper when it comes to promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, coupled with a strong focus on creating innovative, sustainable and recyclable products that provide lasting value to customers and society.
“It’s an honuor for us to receive this award. Stewardship is deeply embedded in our DNA and at the core of our business. As an essential industry that serves our customers with high quality corrugated packaging, we are proud to be recognised for all our efforts to become one of the most successful, responsible and sustainable companies in the world,” said Eric Chartrain, Vice President & General Manager for International Paper’s EMEA Packaging business.
International Paper operates a recycled containerboard mill in Madrid along with its associated recycling business CARPA, as well as eight corrugated packaging plants across the country. CARPA is one of the largest collectors of waste paper in the region of Madrid.